An advanced diploma provides the necessary knowledge and skills that a student would need to start a career in a number of fields, and it takes less time to earn than most degree programs.
When studying biological & life sciences, students learn different characteristics of natural science. Depending on the area of focus, students may study the human body, plant biology, or animal science in order to help with real-world problems.
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Centennial College’s Food Science Technology program will examine the many processes that food undergoes as it travels from the field to your fork.
Centennial College’s Food Science Technology program will examine the many processes that food undergoes as it travels from the field to your fork. In this program, which is facilitated by the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science, you will gain theoretical, technical and practical training in the three fundamental disciplines of biology, chemistry and food science. The Food Science Technology program will teach you to integrate and apply knowledge within the disciplines of chemistry, engineering, biology and nutrition to preserve, process, package, and distribute foods that are healthy, affordable, desirable and safe to eat. Program Type: Post-secondary program Program Length: 3 years/ 6 semesters Start Date: Fall...
Our Biotechnology - Advanced program prepares you with the scientific principles, techniques and skills required in industrial microbiology and chemistry. In this applied
Our Biotechnology - Advanced program prepares you with the scientific principles, techniques and skills required in industrial microbiology and chemistry. In this applied science program, you'll also study biotechnology applications, biochemistry, microbial genetics and clinical and environmental microbiology.
In Biotechnology - Advanced courses, you will learn to:
Isolate, enumerate and identify microorganisms from many types of samples.
Accurately calibrate and use instruments such as pH and BOD meters, gas chromatographs, spectrophotometers, HPLCs, centrifuges, PCR thermocyclers and gel electrophoresis equipment.
Prepare media and reagents to culture pathogenic microbes.
Design and perform advanced microbiology and microbial genetics experiments.
Isolate DNA and perform gel electrophoresis and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) on samples.
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